There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
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That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Roll with the punches.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
You create your reality.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Every cloud has a silver lining.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
My life is my message.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.